It is recommended that a professional service be used to ensure proper maintenance.
Since grease traps/interceptors may have an unpleasant odor. It is recommended that you have themcleaned prior to patrons visiting you establishment.
Use Allen screws for securing the lid of your trap/interceptor instead of the conventional Phillips or slot screws. Phillips or slot screws may become stripped over time.
Keep an extra gasket on site for your grease trap/interceptor’s lid to prevent leaks and odors in the event of a gasket failure.
Develop and keep a grease trap/interceptor cleaning procedure and maintenance log sheetposted near the grease trap/interceptor to encourage employees to follow procedures and to promote proper documentation after each cleaning.
Facilities experiencing high employee turnover or other factors making regulartrap/interceptor maintenance difficult should consider using a professional service.
Keep cleaning documentation for a period of not less than five years.